New Delhi: At a time when the nation is gearing up for celebrations for the New year, fire on Monday evening broke out at Prime Minister’s Nerandra Modi’s residence in Delhi’s Lok Kalyan Marg.

As per updates, a minor fire broke out around 7:25 PM. However, it is not clear which part of the building has caught fire. Media reports suggest that an ambulance has also been called in at PM’s residence. The reason for the fire has not yet been ascertained.

PMO India later took to Twitter to confirm the incident of fire at PM Modi’s residence. “There was a minor fire at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg caused by a short circuit. This was not in PM’s residential or office area but in the SPG reception area of the LKM complex,” the PMO India said in a tweet.

However, the fire is under control now, the PMO tweeted. “The fire is very much under control now,” it said.